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windowexpert
windowexpert
5 April 2012

How do I lock french doors?

How do I lock french doors?

I have made many french doors in wood und uPVC in my life but I have never delivered one without all the locking gear??? Unbelievable what some suppliers do.....

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windowexpert
Apr 05, 2012 7:47 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
3 April 2012

Roof Window Coverings?

Roof Window Coverings?

'Blockout Roller Shutters'

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ausdesign
Apr 03, 2012 5:57 pm
ausdesign
cmhamilton
cmhamilton
31 March 2012

Do I need DA for replacing external door?

Do I need DA for replacing external door?

Instead of just asking here I'd ring your council just to be sure. If it's your front entrance (feature) door then they could get all pedantic about it (wouldn't be the…

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cmhamilton
Mar 31, 2012 9:30 pm
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Michelle
Mar 29, 2012 5:48 pm
Michelle
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ECOECO
Mar 26, 2012 11:40 pm
ECOECO
Helyn
Helyn
26 March 2012

gap above door?

gap above door?

IN SA (not sure about other states) it has nothing to do with whether room has a window - it is to do with size of room - if the door would be unable to be opened while…

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Helyn
Mar 26, 2012 2:32 pm
Helyn
sionghua
sionghua
25 March 2012

Good roller shutter installer in Melbourne?

Good roller shutter installer in Melbourne?

Hi, I am looking at installing roller shutter during winter (for cheaper prices). Any reputable roller shutter installer/company in Melbourne that I can be sure they will…

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sionghua
Mar 25, 2012 5:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 March 2012

Aluminium Windows - natural state??

Aluminium Windows - natural state??

Sounds like it was all wetcoat... raw aluminium will be fine... I doubt you can just get the white paint off... why not just rub back and repaint? Ed

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ECOECO
Mar 23, 2012 1:59 pm
ECOECO
devils_advocate
devils_advocate
23 March 2012

double glazed windows- Burbank build

double glazed windows- Burbank build

thanx for the clarification ed. very kind of you regards philo

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devils_advocate
Mar 23, 2012 11:33 am
pommie
pommie
19 March 2012

Security Blinds

Security Blinds

The house we have brought has external security blinds at the front. We want to install roller blinds in the rooms with a recess fitting, however the security blinds have…

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pommie
Mar 19, 2012 9:05 am
nrh157
nrh157
18 March 2012

flyscreens for extra large entry doors / sliding glass doors

flyscreens for extra large entry doors / sliding glass doors

Hi Carol, There's a thread on this & pics http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=49141 N

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nrh157
Mar 18, 2012 8:37 pm
nrh157
ESB
ESB
16 March 2012

Cleaning double hung windows

Cleaning double hung windows

Unfortunately I wasn't given the chance to clean the double hung windows before the full security screens were installed. Can you pull the windows out to clean like…

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ESB
Mar 16, 2012 7:53 pm
ESB
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 March 2012

Stegbar sliding door handle options

Stegbar sliding door handle options

Not as easy as they led you to think... The holes don't need to line up, but they do have to be covered by the new footprint of the new handle... you will need to change…

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ECOECO
Mar 16, 2012 5:41 pm
ECOECO
Koz12
Koz12
16 March 2012

Thermal break window manufacturing problem

Thermal break window manufacturing problem

Overall totally unsatisfactory. Looks to me to be transport damage and I think repairable, though some may be cut short, can't really…

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Koz12
Mar 16, 2012 12:54 pm
mtesija
mtesija
11 March 2012

Roller and panel glide blinds - blockout?

Roller and panel glide blinds - blockout?

Plaza Plus is a fairly common roller blind fabric. It can be sourced by most reputable blind companies and quite often it is re-badged under other names depending on which…

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mtesija
Mar 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
10 March 2012

re millwork window mouldings or similar

re millwork window mouldings or similar

Hi, has anyone ever used any kind of window mouldings to enhance the exterior framework of boring sliding aluminium windows? I can't afford wood windows, but want a chunky…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 10, 2012 11:34 am
mr.21
mr.21
9 March 2012

Secureview security screen - 11 windows 3 doors - $5100 - yo

Secureview security screen - 11 windows 3 doors - $5100 - yo

we did ask for quotes from a number of other companies. but none of them has come back with a proper quote yet. although the one from amplimesh did tell us we will be…

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mr.21
Mar 09, 2012 9:42 am
mr.21

Thanks for your reply Ed. No, thats not what we are after. What we currently have is like this…

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mr.21
Mar 08, 2012 8:58 pm
mr.21
drpopper
drpopper
29 February 2012

Double glazing in timber?

Double glazing in timber?

We have timber double glazed/ double hung windows in our current house and have specified them for our new house as well.

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drpopper
Feb 29, 2012 12:17 am
drpopper
wazza567
wazza567
27 February 2012

lockwood deadlock

lockwood deadlock

i just purchased a lockwood 001 deadlock for an inward opening door, and i have to mount it to open anti-clockwise but i dont seem to be able to work out how too put the…

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wazza567
Feb 27, 2012 10:28 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
27 February 2012

Trend Windows Build Quality - Adelaide

Trend Windows Build Quality - Adelaide

Hi babygirl03, They DO have a small desk / office at the HIC, but it wasn't staffed when we went in the middle of the week. Whether that was because 1) They don't staff…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Feb 27, 2012 1:43 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Charnley
Charnley
26 February 2012

Stacker Door and Flush Tracks

Stacker Door and Flush Tracks
1, 2

Thanks for pics PHL. They are great, just what I was looking for. Also thanks for your advice ED regarding the drainage. The stacker will definately be under cover. :)

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Charnley
Feb 26, 2012 11:44 pm
Charnley
kdgirl
kdgirl
23 February 2012

E Shutters Sydney, Plantation Shutters

E Shutters Sydney, Plantation Shutters

I'm very interested in this as well. They sound like a great alternative. I am planning on getting a quote when we move in but that's about a month off still

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kdgirl
Feb 23, 2012 8:41 pm
lewster
lewster
23 February 2012

Timber Windows - Western Red Cedar or Hardwood

Timber Windows - Western Red Cedar or Hardwood

Hi, I am needing to get some quotes for timber windows for a renovation/extension of a property in Glen Iris, VIC 3146. We prefer timber as it is for a period style…

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lewster
Feb 23, 2012 8:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 February 2012

EcoClassic Hallam Showroom under renovation

EcoClassic Hallam Showroom under renovation

Hi Our Hallam showroom is under renovation right now. This will take a couple of weeks. In the meantime please visit our Richmond showroom where Stephanie will be happy…

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ECOECO
Feb 23, 2012 11:43 am
ECOECO
rojak1
rojak1
23 February 2012

window glass & brick wash

window glass & brick wash

thanks, will speak to the inspector coming in next week.

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rojak1
Feb 23, 2012 10:04 am
mgilla
mgilla
22 February 2012

Oversized custom cavity slider

Oversized custom cavity slider

On a slightly different note, I have had to try and make a CSD 1800 wide 2040 high work. If you are going to spend a lot of money on a door make sure you have a written…

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mgilla
Feb 22, 2012 9:48 pm
dvestate
dvestate
21 February 2012

Standard Glass Thickness?

Standard Glass Thickness?

Thanks mate, I was going to call Trend or Stegbar today but ran out of time. Thanks for the suggestion checking that out now

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dvestate
Feb 21, 2012 9:47 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 February 2012

BAL rated windows

BAL rated windows

Hi Peter, Yes we do that. We simply follow…

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ECOECO
Feb 21, 2012 1:19 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 February 2012

Sound - Secondary Glazing on outside?

Sound - Secondary Glazing on outside?

Hi, most secondary glazing is recommended to go on the inside, but what is the difference if it is on the outside flush with the bricks. My…

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ECOECO
Feb 15, 2012 12:58 pm
ECOECO
anderzzz
anderzzz
14 February 2012

Glass windows & doors - question re heat loss

Glass windows & doors - question re heat loss
1, 2

Hi Ceebs, I would like to add that Dymomite69 has a point there too. I agree to what he has said. Anderzzz here! :)

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anderzzz
Feb 14, 2012 3:05 pm
shakeandbake
shakeandbake
12 February 2012

Awning windows - 2.1m vs 1.8m wide?

Awning windows - 2.1m vs 1.8m wide?

Thanks for the replies guys. foc1 - that's a good point, I hadn't realised standard in-store blinds might be limited to 1.8m wide. I'll have to check them out, not yet…

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shakeandbake
Feb 12, 2012 1:04 am
pattycake4
pattycake4
11 February 2012

Second guessing my colour selection for Windows

Second guessing my colour selection for Windows

lmo you need a contrast,jasper won't give you that all dark colours.

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pattycake4
Feb 11, 2012 8:54 pm
East_Melb_Build
East_Melb_Build
11 February 2012

Timber window frames - paint or stain or other?

Timber window frames - paint or stain or other?

Thanks, Selina - I think we are going to stain them! They are well protected by eaves, so I am hoping maintenance won't be TOO bad :) Fingers crossed!

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East_Melb_Build
Feb 11, 2012 1:18 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
5 February 2012

See through, criminal safe "security" screens

See through, criminal safe "security" screens

If I'm a criminal, why go through all the 2 minute effort of breaking through a steel mesh, when it only takes 0.5 seconds to smash a glass window with a primitive flower…

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zeitgeber
Feb 05, 2012 12:56 pm
zeitgeber
peter1
peter1
4 February 2012

Where can you buy plastic trims like this?

Where can you buy plastic trims like this?

The trim is called J Bead, apparently only a few dollars for a couple of metres. May be I will do a "how-to" once I have all the materials and have them installed.

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peter1
Feb 04, 2012 8:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 February 2012

Are my new windows stuffed??

Are my new windows stuffed??

The brickies brick around the windows and doors which are installed in the timber house frame. Doors sit on the slab so can't be adjusted upwards, so the problem is caused…

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ECOECO
Feb 03, 2012 9:59 pm
ECOECO
mimi23
mimi23
3 February 2012

Inetrnal Door Handle

Inetrnal Door Handle

I believe the brand is Lockwood, but I couldn't find any other info on their website. Perhaps it's a discontinued style? mimi

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mimi23
Feb 03, 2012 1:23 pm
mimi23
RocksInHead
RocksInHead
31 January 2012

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Hi DCT Take a look at the Centor website http://www.centor.com.au with one word of warning.....their stuff aint cheap but it is darn…

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RocksInHead
Jan 31, 2012 11:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2012

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Damn. I was afraid of that. Unfortunately the building is 10 years old, so I'm out of warranty. And yes, it is a high-rise. the apartment is on…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2012 12:05 pm
ECOECO
sco77k
sco77k
24 January 2012

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Thanks WindowFactory. I see you are in Sydney. What sort of cost am I looking at per m2 of double glazing? I am put off by people telling me it's going to cost $10k for…

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sco77k
Jan 24, 2012 12:02 pm
sco77k
Patchie
Patchie
22 January 2012

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

hello, we took the full window out originally because we were going to make that section into a loo and replace it with a small window....... but now the section is going…

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Patchie
Jan 22, 2012 4:33 pm
Patchie
999k
999k
21 January 2012

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

I have the same type crittall or steel casement windows in my home. The price seems pretty reasonable, the preparation for repainting it quite time consuming and dirty work.

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999k
Jan 21, 2012 7:18 pm
Nika25
Nika25
20 January 2012

internal doors with glass panel

internal doors with glass panel

Just wanted opinions...... We are thinking of having solid wood engineered internal doors with a full glass panel. These would be the…

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Nika25
Jan 20, 2012 2:40 pm
Nika25
Flybuy
Flybuy
15 January 2012

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Love the product, their service including after sales is terrible as they won't provide the council required glazing certificate. Get your act together Hanlon, the windows…

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Flybuy
Jan 15, 2012 9:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 January 2012

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

BTW - the wheels can be adjusted on the ones you have, to make them harder to lift of the track. And you can get them re-meshed. Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 12, 2012 6:59 am
ECOECO
thespot
thespot
11 January 2012

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

I highly recommend panel glides as an option... Check them out... I think spotlight have started to sell them now too..

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thespot
Jan 11, 2012 3:37 pm
fredstar
fredstar
11 January 2012

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Hi All, We need to purchase 2 sunblinds and a folding arm awning to provide shade for our north west facing windows and deck. Ive filled in the online quote form for…

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fredstar
Jan 11, 2012 7:19 am

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